Altar of the Dying is truly relentless. Expect to be brutalized by the full 23 or so minutes.
On camera interview with Chicago’s Cardiac Arrest, as well as live footage of their set at Mac’s Bar the night of the interview.
Through their music, which is a vicious, yet emotionally moving black metal with some ambient elements, they seek to fight for the oppressed of the world, and I stand in solidarity with them in this mission.
Serpent’s Curse is a steamroller of an album, rolling over you at first listen, but then it metamorphs to a dark creeping mist rolling steadily into your innermost thoughts.
Actually only 3 things, but who’s counting?
So, you drove to Cleveland to see a band coming to Grand Rapids two days later? Why, yes I did!
The album seems well contained upon a surface listen, but try putting it on with your best headphones in a darkened room. There’s no telling where the album will take you.
May this album be the match that lights the kerosene soaked rag…
The pain of the album is shattering with each listen.